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1987 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

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Individual Storm Summary

Winds in knots, pressure in millibars, category is based on Saffir-Simpson scale.

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Depression 1 24 MAY- 1 JUN 30 0 - 
2Tropical Storm 3 9-17 AUG 40 1007 - 
3Hurricane-1 ARLENE 8-28 AUG 65 987 1 
4Tropical Depression 4 13-15 AUG 30 0 - 
5Tropical Storm BRET 18-24 AUG 45 1000 - 
6Tropical Depression 6 30 AUG- 2 SEP 30 0 - 
7Tropical Storm CINDY 5-10 SEP 45 1000 - 
8Tropical Depression 8 6- 8 SEP 30 0 - 
9Tropical Depression 9 7- 8 SEP 30 0 - 
10Tropical Storm DENNIS 8-20 SEP 45 1000 - 
11Tropical Depression 11 13-17 SEP 30 0 - 
12Hurricane-3 EMILY 20-26 SEP 110 958 3 
13Hurricane-1 FLOYD 9-14 OCT 65 993 1 
14Tropical Depression 14 31 OCT- 4 NOV 30 0 - 

Saffir-Simpson Scale

The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale):

Type Category Pressure (mb) Winds
(knots)
Winds
(mph)
Line Color
Depression td ----- < 34 < 39 Green
Tropical Storm TS ----- 34-63 39-73 Yellow
Hurricane 1 > 980 64-82 74-95 Red
Hurricane 2 965-980 83-95 96-110 Light Red
Hurricane 3 945-965 96-112 111-130 Magenta
Hurricane 4 920-945 113-135 131-155 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 White

NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph


Individual Storm Details

Track
  • Tropical Depression 14 (31 OCT-04 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 FLOYD (09-14 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 993 Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-3 EMILY (20-26 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 958 Category: 3
Track
  • Tropical Depression 11 (13-17 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm DENNIS (08-20 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 9 (07-08 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 8 (06-08 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm CINDY (05-10 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 6 (30 AUG-02 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm BRET (18-24 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 4 (13-15 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 ARLENE (08-28 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Storm 3 (09-17 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1007 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 1 (24 MAY-01 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD